Re-introducing ReferenceUSA: The New Medium for Business Research

About – so what is it? ReferenceUSA is a golden standard when it comes to public libraries and business research. We switched to a new database AtoZ, but now back by popular demand, Loveland Public Library is re-introducing ReferenceUSA to the general public with several new twists and features to help local residents and businesses. […]

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Combine Traditional and Digital Marketing to Measure and Improve Results

As a business owner today, you probably know that digital marketing offers many marketing and advertising benefits. While many digital tactics work well, it’s not a good strategy to replace traditional marketing tactics all together. In order to accomplish your organization’s objectives more efficiently and effectively, it is important to blend the two together. What […]

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Online Tutorials to Develop or Expand Your Business

Loveland Public Library recently announced that it offered free membership to Lynda.com, but what does that mean? Starting a business (or keeping one going) comes with a certain number of issues. So instead of spending countless hours finding the right business solution, you can now access over 276,000 online courses and professional video tutorials through […]

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Loveland-Based E-Commerce Businesses Experience Exploding Growth – Story #3

E-Commerce businesses are growing at an astonishing rate. This is the third of three stories talking about Loveland, CO E-Commerce businesses who are thriving with their online sales. Loveland business owners have found clever ways to turn the online shopping trend into profitable business ventures. Three such businesses—Aroma Outfitters that provides accessories for doTerra essential […]

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Loveland-Based E-Commerce Businesses Experience Exploding Growth – Story #2

E-Commerce businesses are growing at an astonishing rate. This is the second of three stories talking about Loveland, CO E-Commerce businesses who are thriving with their online sales. Loveland business owners have found clever ways to turn the online shopping trend into profitable business ventures. Three such businesses—Aroma Outfitters that provides accessories for doTerra essential […]

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Loveland-Based E-Commerce Businesses Experience Exploding Growth – Story #1

E-Commerce businesses are growing at an astonishing rate. This is the first of three stories talking about Loveland, CO E-Commerce businesses who are thriving with their online sales. Loveland business owners have found clever ways to turn the online shopping trend into profitable business ventures. Three such businesses—Aroma Outfitters that provides accessories for doTerra essential […]

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We’re building Innovation Community and you’re invited

Primary jobs. Economic developers, cities and citizens agree that building long-term, well paying, secure and rewarding jobs is their goal. Each community, with its own magic recipe for encouraging authentic growth, enhances the future, ensures its young citizens have opportunity and makes that community attractive to new businesses, new citizens and greater prosperity. It was […]

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“Grow Your Own”- Supporting Local Small Businesses as an Economic Development Tactic

When we think of economic development, the first thing that traditionally comes to mind is some local municipality competitively pursuing a large recruitment opportunity, via ponying up financial or performance incentives to woo a potential major employer. My view of good economic development is a little different. I compare it to the internal construction of […]

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The Challenges of Being an Entrepreneur

This week is National Small Business Week – April 30 to May 6, 2017. This article is in recognition of all the entrepreneurs who make up our small business community. Opening a small business and taking on the entrepreneur mindset seems easy at first. Just do what you’re good at and clients or customers will […]

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